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post #420 of (permalink) Old 01-26-2019, 12:20 PM Thread Starter
Tedesco
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Crank Art

Removed the crank plugs and cleaned the lubrication holes today.



Five of the plugs went easy using a big screwdriver which I hammered through the aluminum. The last one was a bit intractable but in the end it was destroyed.





Mechanically cleaned the bores, blew the rest out and cleaned them with a brush and solvent to get them really clean.



Recut the threads which are M22x1,5 and blew them down again.



I had 100 of the plugs made a while ago, fixed them with a kind of Loctite.

The shaft still is within the spec for new items so the surfaces only neede to be polished.



This crank is a piece of art!

Hubert


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